Elliott Bay Book Company

Subtext Poetry Box

At Elliott Bay Book Company, our favorite books are the ones that move us deeply, that provoke feelings of wonder, terror, grief, anger, and joy, that either distract us from the world or force us to see it more clearly, that inspire us to create works of our own. With Subtext, we hope to elevate the voices we find beautiful, urgent, and vital and share them with you. Whether you are an avid poetry reader or are looking for a place to start, this specially curated subscription is like the independent bookstore experience in miniature!

Each box will be sent out bimonthly and will include:
– a book of poetry chosen by a bookseller who loves it
– a handwritten letter about what makes each title notable
– a custom bookmark

$125 covers one year of membership (6 mailings) and shipping costs.


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